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Presider: Pastor James
Congregational Prayer: Pastor James
Sermon: Mr. Caleb Her

Call to Worship

I gave my back to those who strike,
   and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard;
I hid not my face
   from disgrace and spitting.

But the Lord God helps me;
   therefore I have not been disgraced;
therefore I have set my face like a flint,
   and I know that I shall not be put to shame.
   He who vindicates me is near.
Who will contend with me?
   Let us stand up together.
Who is my adversary?
   Let him come near to me.
Behold, the Lord God helps me;
   who will declare me guilty?
Behold, all of them will wear out like a garment;
   the moth will eat them up.

— Isa 50:6-9

Hymn of Adoration

How Firm a Foundation— Trinity Hymnal 94

Responsive Reading

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

-Rom 12:9-21

Hymn of Assurance

What a Friend We Have in Jesus— Trinity Hymnal 629

Children's Catechism

Q49. Did Jesus ever sin?
A. No. He lived a sinless life.

   

Scripture Reading & Sermon

Matt. 5:38-42"Turn the Other Cheek" — Mr. Caleb Her

Hymn of Gratitude

All the Way My Savior Leads Me—  Trinity Hymnal 605

Doxology